Diagonal Pull Apart – Band

  • HOW:  Start this exercise upright with both hands in front of you with a resistance band in hands. Spread the resistance band diagonally. Squeeze the band on one end bringing your arm to your side, simultaneously, with the opposite arm elevate the arm in a Y formation (not purely up or across, but in between). Initiate the motion from the scapula and allow the arm to follow this motion.
 
  • FEEL:  The muscles on the inside of your shoulder blade and on the back of your shoulders.
 
  • COMPENSATION:  Avoid arching the back and shrugging the shoulder that is lifting up.

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